Lamar University : Profile

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4400 MLK Blvd
Beaumont, TX 77705
Website: www.lamar.edu
Location: Southwest AZ NM OK TX

Get a snapshot of Lamar University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Lamar University is a comprehensive public institution educating a diverse student body, preparing students for leadership and lifelong learning in a multicultural world, and enhancing the future of Southeast Texas, the state, the nation, and the world through teaching, research and creative activity, and service. Lamar University Core Values To provide a learning environment of the highest quality and integrity, Lamar University values: Our STUDENTS, including their curricular and extracurricular activities; Our FACULTY and STAFF, high quality employees who are committed to educating and serving our students; Our commitment to DIVERSITY in ideas, people, and access; Our collegial ENVIRONMENT with contemporary, functional, and pleasing facilities, a safe campus, and responsible fiscal management; Our bonds with SOUTHEAST TEXAS, the STATE, the NATION, and the WORLD, including our alumni and friends, through economic and educational development, research and creative activity, service and outreach.

School Characteristics

Student Population
5232 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: No Average ACT: 18 Average SAT: 420

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 14895
Retention Rate: 60%
Graduation Rate: 1432

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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